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A fantastic review of Ross Sutherland’s debut book, Things To Do Before You Leave Town, has appeared on lit-blog Eyewear from the pen of Christopher Horton. Here is what he says: Sutherland is a veritable journeyman, compelled to move on, to seek comfort in the ephemeral. As such his poetry is frequently delivered in the […]

A fantastic review of Ross Sutherland’s debut book, Things To Do Before You Leave Town, has appeared on lit-blog Eyewear from the pen of Christopher Horton. Here is what he says:

Sutherland is a veritable journeyman, compelled to move on, to seek comfort in the ephemeral. As such his poetry is frequently delivered in the form of snapshots, recorded as if from the perspective of a passer-by. In ‘When Paperboys Roamed the Earth’, his voice is at its strongest as he flits between the lives of others, observing their idiosyncrasies acutely. This is typified in two lines that sum-up Englishness better than Larkin ever did, ‘A thousand bald patches begin to itch. An egg boils. Here is the news’.

Read the full review here.

Things To Do Before You Leave Town is available direct from us, priced £6.99.

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